Navigation Menu is a theme feature introduced with Version 3.0. WordPress includes an easy to use mechanism for introducing customised navigation menus into a theme. In order to incorporate menu support into your theme, you need to add a few code segments to your theme files.

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Show Home Link In wp_nav_menu but only on primary menu

This function adds a home link into my nav menu, but it is added to 3 other menus I am using as well. I don't quite understand where to add code to only display in my primary nav. function ...
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How to get rid of the home link in nav menu?

I am using the following code for my navigation structure. Currently it shows a home link in the navigation. Why does this show? and how would I get rid of it by changing this code. <?php ...
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How to display wp_nav_menu() conditionally only when not on a 404 page?

I made a custom design for my site. On my header i put my navigation so everytime i call the header the navigation will be called to, so that i would not be calling it all the time. But now i have a ...
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How to make wordpress nav menu use post custom meta data

Using WordPress custom navigation menus automatically gets the menu item label and displays it between the of the menu item, what I need to do is to get a custom field value of the page and displays ...
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global menus made from master site's custom menus wpmu network

I'm looking into a way to have global menus across my network of blogs. Basically I am using wordpress as a CMS - the purpose of the network is actually to ringfence content. The sub blogs will be ...
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Querying both pages and posts

I am building an "advent calendar" for a client and they are wanting a combination of specific pages and custom posts appearing on the front page, in a specific order. Things that need to be ...
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Remove the whole menu in the admin

How can i remove the whole menu in the admin? I have this code: function remove_menu_items() { global $menu; end( $menu ); while ( prev($menu) ) { $value = explode( ' ', $menu[ ...
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Wp_Nav_Menu - Identify the last menu item

I'm have a horizontal top menu with a solid border on the right hand side. <?php wp_nav_menu( array('theme_location' => 'primary', 'container' => '', 'menu_class' => 'nav', 'fallback_cb' ...
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wordpress add_submenu_page adds broken link

I install my plugin in several sites and the submenu links generation at backed works fine, but fails in one specific site. I use the follow code to add the submenu items: add_menu_page( 'Plugin ...
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Adding Sub Menu In a theme which Do not have Menu Options

I am a new bee in wordpress but i can code in PHP. I have a free wordpress theme installed on my local host. The theme Do not have an option to add to add menu/sub menu in it. It comes with predefined ...
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next_post_link() on custom menu structure

In a blog, I am using next_post_link() and prev_post_link() extensively on posts. I also have a number of pages that I show in a WP3 menu. They are organized in topics and sub-topics e.g. like so: ...
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finding menu hierachy > wp_get_nav_menu_items

Hi I am building a menu using the code listed here. http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/wp_get_nav_menu_items Is there a way to suss out the menu hierarchy. As i can not debug this, it is ...
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Removing strip_tags not working on nav_menu_description

So I'm adding descriptions to my site's main menus. Checked the box, added the text. Dropped in a custom walker in functions.php. Dropped in a wp_nav_menu call in header.php to call the custom walker. ...
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menu link to custom post_type?

is there a way to add a custom post_type (directors) link to a menu? I can add the individual director posts but not the link to all of them. I'd like to avoid using custom links as this will be ...
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Should I custom code drop down menus or use a wordpress plugin?

EDIT -- Hopefully my question is more clear What is the best practice for wordpress dropdown menus: Custom CSS (editing styles.css) Using a WP Plugin I'm leaning toward coding it myself from ...
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wordpress superfish dropdown menu

I am learning how to integrate superfish drop down menus in wordpress and i am following this tutorial http://kav.in/wordpress-superfish-dropdown-menu I am using this theme with superfish integrated ...
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Give Children Unique ID's

Is there a way I can give each wordpress children (subcategory UL lists) unique ID's? I'm creating a dropdown list for subcategories and I want to position them but :nth-child isn't supported by ...
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What Defines What Category A Post Picks (if in multiple)

If I have a post in multiple categories, what defines what category shows up in the URL? Assuming I have permalinks setup as /%category%/%postname% is it the ID or the name?
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How do I render a navigation menu like my theme does?

I am using the theme suffusion, and I'm trying to add a custom navigation menu to only one of my pages. I've managed to get it almost working using this in my page template: if(is_page('123') { ...
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Using default WP menu functionality to link to custom post-type listing?

I'm completely starting over with a wordpress project that began a couple of weeks ago, and basically i'm totally discovering wordpress, so please bare with me. I might be completely misunderstanding ...
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How to remove div container in custom menu?

all As per my html theme structure i do not want to add my menu <ul><li> under <div>. I am using <?php wp_nav_menu( array( 'menu_class' => 'tlm', 'theme_location' ...
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How to add a custom field in the advanced menu properties?

Is it possible to add a custom field to menu items? What I want to do is be able to add a field for 'French Navigation Label' and a 'French Title Attribute' in the wp menu interface.
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How can I set the first link in my nav menu to simply be a drop-down to some other pages

I want to have a set of ~3 pages in a subdirectory called "about" example.com/about/history example.com/about/program example.com/about/coaches I don't want any about/index.html page, I just want ...
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Is it possible to make the heading on a page different text to the text of the menu item?

Is it possible to make the heading on a page different text to the text of the menu item? I have a page with a very long title and I'd like to make the clickable menu text shorter. Site is here: ...
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wp_get_nav_menu_items how to exclude sub level menu items?

I have the following function to output a custom menu in select format for a responsive design I'm working on. It's working exactly how I want it to apart from I would need to exclude sub menu items. ...
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Change div background acording to the selected category

I'm coding a graphic menu that consist in five divs with a background each. On mouseover the background changes and the child div disappears. On click, each one works like a link to the correspondent ...
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How to Structure Pages and Subpages

I'm trying to create a church site using WordPress. The following is a small sample of the page structure I'm trying to create: About Staff Statement of Faith Contact Ministries Furnace Prayer ...
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wp_list_categories() Exclude All Categories Except One

Is there a way to exclude all categories except one? I want to show a category and it's sub-categories as a dropdown menu, but the admin might add more subcategories to it so I don't want to limit ...
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add_submenu_page function to show videos table

wondering if its possible to show the attachments admin list for videos by using a custom menu link? Any pointers welcome! D. add_action('admin_menu', 'mt_add_pages'); function mt_add_pages() { ...
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Show child pages by menu order using Superfish Dropdown menu?

I'm using the superfish dropdown menu to create a drop down menu. It's created the menu fine showing all the parent pages with the child pages in drop down's below. The only problem I have is that ...
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When at / ( or “home”) my menu doesn't get a current-menu-item class

I'm a wordpress noob tweaking a theme, so I'm trying to understand how it works. I've read about 10 related posts in SE but don't get it yet. My problem is as follows: header.php seems to generate ...
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How can I add a menu item to the admin area?

I've used almost all of the Wordpress example code but it still doesn't work. I've put the php file under wp-content/plugins/menuitem/ .The code is simple <?php add_action('admin_menu', ...
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How can I alter the visible menu according to which level I am on [closed]

I want to be able to alter what is visible in the menu according to which level in the site structure I am on, for example on top level page:- Home Level 1 page (Current) -Level 2 page -Level 2 ...
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ID of parent Menu

I'm trying to assign a different ID to each sub-menu wordpress generates using the wp_nav_menu function. As it is, wordpress assigns the same class (sub-menu) to every sub menu generated. <ul ...
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Can only get one of two custom menus to display

I'm a wordpress beginner and at the moment struggling to get to grips with custom menus. I have created two menus. Wordpress tells me the theme supports two menus. I have <?php ...
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Manipulating menu HTML

My site's menu uses the built-in menu under Appearance >> Menus. I want to make a very simple change: I want to wrap each of my menu's second-level ULs in a DIV. What's the simplest way to accomplish ...
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Most allowed Taxonomies in Appearance->Menus

I am managing a large list(300) of "places" taxonomies, and I need to create a menu with those places. the WordPress menu system seems like the way to go but when I save the menu I am getting a PHP ...
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horizontal menu / 4-level depth

I need a 4-level horizontal menu. which is the best way to build, organize and style it? "Active" tabs should be highlighted. <?php wp_nav_menu( array( 'theme_location' => 'header-menu' ) ); ...
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Any docs for wp_nav_menu's “items_wrap” argument?

I'm using wp_nav_menu and am trying to create custom output for the sub-level drop downs. I came across the "items_wrap" argument but there's really not much information as to what it is, how it ...
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Why am I timing out when using the Menu Editor?

I'm using a more or less fresh local install of WP 3.3.1. A few days ago I set up a couple menus (Appearance > Menus) without a hitch. Today I tried creating a new menu and add a page to it, but the ...
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Hide Admin menus per role in Wordpress

I am trying to hide a certain amount of menus for a client. Right now I am using the following code and it is doing its job well, but it removes it for everyone as far as I can tell. As in all roles. ...
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nav-menu-template and columns in sub menu

I am trying to use the wordpress menu setup and have a working horizontal menu with a drop down submenu. Unfortunately the sub enu is quite long so I wanted to split it into columns I can do it if I ...
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How to get custom post type menu_name?

I'd like to show the post type of a post, you can do that with get_post_type(), but in my case the names are not pretty (for ex : p_project_plans). So instead I thought I'd show the asociated ...
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Operable default menu *and* custom 3 menu

OK, this is a basic question...I'm upgrading a theme I built (from scratch) to support 3.0 menus (finally). With the new wp_nav_menu tag, as expected, the tag's default container is added when a ...
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current_page_item and custom post type?

I have a page on my site that lists all posts for my custom post type 'Literature'. However when I click on one of the posts, the highlighted active menu item changes to 'Blog'. How do I assign ...
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Problems Displaying Multiple WP Menus

Not sure where my error is (I did piece most of this together from snippets on different websites,) but when I test my theme, only "Left Menu" displays. There are definitely two menus, however where ...
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wp_nav_menu including Skype URL

If I try to add a skype username as the URL for a wp_nav_menu item, the item is saved but the URL is not. The username URL is in the following format: skype:example?call Any thoughts on add skype: ...
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Overriding the currently selected menu item

I have a WP 3.x site that I'm using mainly as a CMS. The menu links to the various WordPress pages. One of the pages, "News", is the "posts" page. However, when clicking on one of the posts on the ...
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Understanding with this Wordpress code

I'm new to wordpress and tried to Google and looked up codex but it didn't help. I downloaded a free theme from Github and I'm trying to learn how to make a theme by looking at its code. In the ...
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Can I display submenus in groups, using wp_list_pages?

Say I have top-level(parentless) pages called Fruit, Animals, Cars. When, say, Fruit is selected I would like to show links to the individual fruit pages below. I would like to be able to dislpay ...